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Feedback on job applications

My partner and I applied separately for a number of Assistant Professor positions last year. We both had varying degrees of success at different institutions that really showed us where we stood in terms of what kinds of institutions were interested in us and also relative to other applicants. 715 more words

Academia

Are weaknesses really strengths in disguise?

As humans, we all have weaknesses and strengths. Whilst encountering opportunities and threats as we go about the business of living, these weaknesses and strengths often struggle with each other to dominate the moment. 425 more words

Brian Groves

Confronting Ethical Dilemmas

We’ve all been there.

Your friend calls you up saying they have an extra ticket to a concert in Chicago tonight. Your response is an immediate and resounding “YES.” You are lost in a frenzy of planning an outfit, packing a bag, and getting ready to go when it hits you. 443 more words

Personal Brand

Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter by Robert Bruce Shaw

According to Robert Bruce Shaw, in Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter, great leadership emanates from an ability to make great decisions which comes from making bad decisions and learning from them. 1,440 more words

Career Advice

The importance of becoming a self-disciplined leader

As a leader and as someone always searching for innovative ideas, I have to say that I have been struggling with staying focused on one topic at a time, controlling my train of thoughts and filtering negative emotions. 1,736 more words

Career Advice

How To Determine Your TRUE Strengths And Weaknesses

“Soooo, tell me about your strengths and weaknesses…”

Do you experience that ominous “deer in headlights” feeling when you hear this question? What does it even mean? 1,175 more words